Eastern Bluebird in Winter

Eastern bluebird perched on a snowy branch.
Eastern bluebird perched on a snowy branch. Photo by Misty Ladd on Unsplash

Appearance: 7″ long, royal blue, orange throat & breast, white belly & undertail. Female is similar but more muted colors

Diet: Small fruit left on the branches of trees, shrubs, and vines.

Feeder food: Suet, sunflower seeds, dried fruit.

Habitat: Wide-open spaces, fields, meadow. In winter they’ll roost in tree cavities or manmade birdhouses to stay warm.

Range Map

US map showing the migration range of the eastern bluebird
Map depicting where Eastern bluebirds can be found throughout the year. Compliments of Cornell University.